LA MESA LAUNCHES NEW DIY ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY TOOLKIT FOR RESIDENTS
La Mesa, CA...The City of La Mesa is making it easy for residents to save energy, conserve water and reduce waste with the launch of their new DIY Energy Saving and Sustainability Toolkit. The toolkits are available for check out and give La Mesa residents the tools to make sustainable changes to their homes so they can save energy and water and reduce waste. It aims to engage residents in environmentally-conscious initiatives that support the City of La Mesa’s Climate Action Plan, which strives to reduce emissions in half by 2035.
The toolkit was created in partnership with SDG&E and Helix Water District and features free giveaways, reusable tools, and a user guide with step-by-step instructions on how to implement cost saving changes to residents’ home. The free giveaways include LED bulbs, low-flow showerheads, weather-stripping, low-flow faucet aerators, outlet gaskets and more. Users are encouraged to fill out a voluntary feedback form documenting savings and overall satisfaction with the kit. The information captured will help the City improve the program and measure progress towards its goals.
The toolkits are available for check-out to La Mesa residents and can be reserved online. Residents can identify one of two pick up locations - La Mesa City Hall (8130 Allison Ave) and Helix Water District (7811 University Ave). Kits must be returned after two weeks. For more information on the toolkit and to reserve one today, visit www.cityoflamesa.us/1544/DIYtoolkit.